Monday, July 20: Travel to the White Mountains of New Hampshire
6:00AM: Motorcoach will depart from Lancaster, AC Moore store located in Lancaster Shopping Center on the Oregon Pike/ Route 272
side of the store
7:00AM: Motorcoach will depart from Harrisburg, AAA Central Penn, 2301 Paxton Church Road, behind the building in the upper parking
lot; travel to New Hampshire with appropriate rest and meal stops enroute.
Early evening arrival to the resort which is nestled in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Check in for a four night stay. Enjoy a
welcome cocktail reception. You’ll have time to freshen up before dinner and entertainment in the Thunderbird Lounge.
Hotel: Indian Head Resort, Lincoln, NH (Dinner)
Tuesday, July 21: Franconia Notch State Park, Cannon Mountain Aerial Tram & Hobo Railroad
After breakfast depart with our guide for a day of touring. Arrive at Franconia Notch State Park, located in the heart of the White Mountain
National Forest. Franconia Notch is a spectacular mountain pass traversed by a unique parkway which extends from the Flume Gorge, at
the south, to Echo Lake, at the north. It was the home of the famous Old Man of the Mountain, the same “Great Stone Face” immortalized
by Nathaniel Hawthorne and Daniel Webster. Enjoy a visit to the Flume Gorge Visitor Center and a 20-minute movie showcasing beautiful
Franconia Notch State Park. Then, we’ll enjoy a scenic aerial tram ride up Cannon Mountain for spectacular views of the Mountain vista.
This afternoon, board the Hobo Railroad’s beautifully restored vintage coach for a scenic train ride through a natural setting along the
twisting Pemigewassett River. Later, return to the resort and enjoy the resort amenities and a group dinner. (Breakfast, Dinner)
Wednesday, July 22: M/S Mount Washington Luncheon Cruise & Castle in the Clouds
Enjoy breakfast before departing with our guide for a fun-filled day touring around the Lakes Region. Arrive at Weir’s Beach and board the
M/S Mount Washington for a scenic 2 1/2 hour cruise on Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire’s largest lake with 72 square miles of water
surface and 283 miles of shore line. Lake Winnipesaukee is surrounded by three mountain ranges and dotted with 264 islands. Following
the cruise you’ll have free time in the charming village of Wolfeboro for lunch on your own. This afternoon visit Castle in the Clouds;
Thomas Plant’s spectacular Arts & Crafts mansion built by over 1200 craftsmen at a cost of over $1 million in 1914. This New Hampshire
icon is wonderfully preserved to give a real sense of how country life was lived by the fabulously wealthy at the turn of the century. Finish
the day touring along one of the country’s most scenic by-ways; The Kancamagus Highway enroute back to the resort. Tonight, enjoy
another delicious dinner at the resort. (Breakfast, Dinner)
Thursday, July 23: Mount Washington Hotel Tour & Lunch and Cog Railway
Enjoy breakfast and a leisurely morning at the resort before we depart for the historic Omni Mount Washington Hotel. A grand masterpiece
of Spanish Renaissance architecture, The Mount Washington Hotel in New Hampshire’s White Mountains, was a two-year labor of love
for 250 master craftsmen. Conceived by industrialist Joseph Stickney, this National Historic Landmark opened in 1902 and immediately
became a favorite summer haunt for poets, presidents and princes. Enjoy a guided tour of this magnificent hotel followed by a delicious
luncheon in the grand dining room.
Following lunch we’ll board the Mount Washington Cog Railway for an unforgettable and exciting “once in a lifetime” railing experience.
Enjoy spectacular views as we travel up some of the steepest railroad tracks in existence. Tonight, enjoy a delightful dinner. (Breakfast,
Friday, July 24: Travel to Central Pennsylvania
After breakfast depart for Central Pennsylvania with appropriate rest and meal stops enroute. (Breakfast)
• Free parking with roundtrip motorcoach transportation
• Four night hotel accommodations
• Baggage handling (1 bag per person)
• Meals: 4 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 4 Dinners
• All tours and admissions as listed per itinerary
• Local Guide Service
• All taxes and gratuities
• Services of a Discoveries Journey Manager
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